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korea tests a nuclear bomb. pope benedict called it quits, a historic move. president obama gives his state of the union speech setting the tone for the next four years. his legacy on the line: a republican senator gives the g.o.p. response and gets a little thirsty doing it. a major manhunt ends in california. the wanted killer dead in a burning blaze. the new york times reviews a car, but the real facts are missing. and sarah palin slaps the washington post for stupidity. which stories made our list? find out on fox news watch. on the panel this week, fox news contributor, judy miller. cal thomas, jim pinkerton, mrn conservative magazine, and daily beast columnist kirsten powers. i'm jon scott, fox news watch is on right now. members of i have the high privilege and honor of presenting to you, the president of the united states. [applaus [applause] >> thank you, thank you. >> president obama delivered his state of the union address tuesday night pushing his agenda items. setting the tone for his second term and trying in part to cement his legacy, bold and aggressive, that's what w
party. >> paul: welcome to the journal editorial report. i'm paul gigot. that was president obama during his state of the union address, he called for a vast expansion, laying out a second term agenda that includes more spending on public works, a cap and trade program for carbon emissions, a minimum wage increase and a federal nursery school entitlement. so does the president think he can get any of this passed or is he counting on a pelosi congress in 2014? let's ask wall street journal columnest and deputy editor dan henninger, james freeman and washington columnist kim strassel. kim, how much does the president think he can pass or is that what this is about? >> no, he knows he can't pass his agenda, very little of this would make it through the republican house. that's in fact exactly the point. the goal here, which is a repeat of what he's done for the last two years, is to put out all of these measures which are somewhat pole driven and sound generally good to the public and he pitches them as helping the economy, and then when the republicans don't pass them or take them up, he w
. federal workers have increased over president obama is over 120,000. so the bureaucracy continues to grow and federal government grow and we have big labor and big corporations and they are demanding what they have always demanded. >> eric: julie, we are broke yet we are hiring more and more federal workers? >> couple thing, the growth in federal government has increased at the slowest rated under this president since the korean war. first and foremost, i can laugh about it but unions and sequestration, people that are opposed to it and republicans and armed services committee you are going to plunge the country back into recession you already have. you have the military being cut and civilians being laid off from the military. that is why. >> eric: increase slowing down but it is still increasing? >> it is still increasing and unnecessary and still selfish. to drive me insane. unions are asking for more. you know what, i can't get more. the thing with big labor, which interests me, membership is shrinking. they are getting louder because there is not enough representation out there. the
:00 in new york city. move your hand, waters. this is "the five"! ♪ president obama was back in his hometown pushing for gun control. the president spoke in chicago where the skyrocketing murder rate is now as bad as the al capone gap land days soft far this year there have been 44 only side44homicide compared ton there were 26. eric, you were born and raised in chicago. this problem got out of hand. in the first five hour, i talked cops on the ground who say there are not enough force. the civil rights groups are out of control. do you think what the president said will have any effect? >> eric: give president obama credit for going to chicago. why are you going, making tour of rounds and bypass chicago. he is in chicago where the murder rate is higher than any other major city in murder. more than double from say 20, 25 years ago. the rate, bob. number, 508 homicides last year on pace to break the record this year. there is hand gun ban. you not allowed to carry a handgun inshy of chicago. the most strict gun control laws aren't helping the murder rate go down. you apply it across
's 5:00 o'clock in new york city. move your hand. this is "the five." >> president obama was back in his hometown pushing for gun control. the presidentor spoke in chicago where the p skyrocketing murder rate is now as bad as the al capone gangland days. so far this year, there have been 44 homicides. that's comparedth to this time n 192 when there were only 26. eric, you were born and raised26 in chicago. this problem has gotten out of hand in the first five hours oft this year alone. five shootings. h i talked to anonymously some cops on the ground. is not enough force and these i are a lot of young teens committing these crimes and the civil rights groups are out of control. they can't even lay hands on these kids to try and bring them in. you think what the president said will have any effect? >> listen, let's give him credit, president obama credit for going to chicago because we called him out and said why aren'tor you going and he bypasd chicago. he's in chicago where the murder rate now is higher than any other major city in america. it's more than double from, say, 20, 25
found 14 failing solar companie that have already cost taxpayers over $3 billion. if president obama wants to play venture capitalist with taxpayer money, he should remember this: that the type of progress that rick is alluding to is in early stage r and d. it's not in giving huge vast sums of taxpayer money for companies to operate and tax credits forever. this is the big problem for obama. the private sector, which would buy these goods, doesn't want them. >> perfect example of that, morgan, is electric cars. they keep trying to fist electric cars on the american public. they don't want them. tesla has a new electric car. they have over $400 million in loan guarantees for the federal government. turns out, according to the "new york times," they don't deliver what they promise. >> yeah. i'm going to stay away electric that issue right now for a little bit. what i am gog say is, yes, we are seeing a lot of waste and i do think there is a lot of room to streamline that waste. but i don't think we should be cutting off all green spending. going back to president obama and what he pitc
. federal workers under obama have increased over 120,000. that's an enormous number in that period of time. so the bureaucracy continues to grow. the federal government continues to grow. we have big government, big corporations, big labor, and they're demanding what they always have demanded. i don't expect it to change. >> what about it? we're broke. we can't afford more hiring, yet we're hiring more and more federal workers. >> couple things, one is federal government actually, the growth in federal government increased at the slowest rate under this president than since the korean war. so first, you got -- second, it's not just the unions who are opposed to sequestration. other people are all the republicans in the armed services committee who understand that you do this, you're going to plunge the country back into recession. you already have military being cut, civilians being laid off from the military time and time again. >> tracy, julie points something out. the increase is slowing down burks it's still increasing. >> it's still increasing. it's still unnecessary. and it's still s
, then governor rob blagojevich was charged with trying to sell away barack obama's cincinnati seat. jesse jackson jr.'s people had made an offer and it started the investigation. >> this is extremely disappointing. always is when a member of congress does this. here is a young man a lot of us hoped would be a very good example to other americans and now he has squandered and committed a serious offense. we understand he's going to plead guilty. i'm curious in terms of whether he's been hospitalized in the last year. is there any way to know if that's a legitimate hospitalization or was this cover in anticipation of an investigation bearing down on him and this was sort of an excuse? or a panic way out? >> the mayo clinic did report that he was being treated for a form of bipolar depression last summer. whether that's true or not i don't think there's any way to verify it. but he's clearly been disturbed and having some erratic behavior. >> he ran for re-election. he could have pulled out a year ago and saved the voters in his district. does he indicate any reason why he did that? because he knew
, president obama admitted the cuts were a really bad idea. what the president failed to mention is that the sequester was his idea and his administration during the dead limit negotiate. >> and president obama failed to mention the sequester, he made another pitch for the higher minimum wage and cutting the budget in general and can't allow huge cuts in social security and medicare. >> and that would force our senior citizens and working families to bear the burden of deficit reduction and others nothing more. >> and even with the looming crisis, congress is taking the next week off. >> kelly: thank you. >> congress can figure out a responsible way to deal with the looming financial crisis. angela mcglowan, and penny lee, joining me for this beautiful afternoon, ladies. >> thank you. >> we're not hearing any talk of compromise for a 11th hour deal being worked out. what are the consequences here and who will face the brunt of this, penny? >> well, unfortunately right now we're at a time in washington they don't face the crisis until it's absolutely the 11th hour. we see this tim
to the obama's presidency and healthcare is going to pay for itself? yeah, right. we don't care where it goes it will be good for the economy. guess what, you fund solyndra instead of shovel ready projects. i will say this: the president is at his worst when he is most liberal. when the republicans actually won the house and picked up seats in the senate it's when he pushing for his big government agenda. when he backed off of that, that is when barack obama seems more reasonable. i think he is going to shoot himself in the foot with this stuff. >> neil: this is part of a much bigger problem that is coming across from prominent democrats not only avoiding the spending problem but dismissing it as problem at all. >> it is almost a false argument to say that we have a spending problem. >> i want to disagree with those that say we have a spending problem. when they talked about that, it's like there is an assumption somehow we as a nation is broke. >> neil: what do you think of that? >> i just could sense in my bones we were coming to nancy pelosi first on this subject. >> neil: i could have pic
obama heads back to his hometown of chicago to address the gun violence which has crippled that city. will his message make a difference? >> let us not be deceived. nixon, bush, obama, they're war criminals. >> and a huge rift among liberals as the president takes fire from his base over his controversial drone policy. we'll have a debate. caution. you're about to enter the no spin zone because the spin stops here. "the factor" begins right now. >> hi. i'm juan williams in for bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. let's get right to our top story. the future of carnival cruise lines and the thousands of passengers who may be considering what the company owes them after their cruise from hell. the massive ship triumph 14 stories tall finally returned to port last night carrying more than 4,000 guests and crew members who have incredible stories to tell. they had been planning to go from galveston to cozumel, but ended up stranded at sea for five days with overflowing toilets, food shortages, and foul odors. an engine fire turned their dream vacation into nightmares. >> it was
to blast president obama. >> the president hats tailed faild to put forward a plan. why? because they see the sequester as an opportunity to push through another tax increase. >> reporter: the president failed to mention sequester specifically. he made another pitch for higher minimum wage and substantial reduction has taken place in the deficit. >> over the last few years we have reduced the deficit by $2.5 trillion which puts us more than halfway $4 trillion in deficit reduction that economists say we need. now, we need to finish the job. >> reporter: so with the threat of that sequester looming over washington and looming over the pentagon, congress has taken a week off for the presidents' day holiday. >> kelly: steve, we're going to be following this story and more on the impact budget cuts could have on our national security. we will be talking to bob scales a fox military analyst. he knows what he is talking about. that is coming up later in the show. >> heather: meantime, some incredible events beyond earth's atmosphere. russians are trying to recover from a meteor that slammed int
off of that, the second year, year and a half. that's when president obama seems a lot more reasonable. i think he's overshooting and going to shoot himself in the foot. >> adam. i want to get-- i think this is personal though. a much bigger problem that's coming across from prominent democrats, not only avoiding the spending problem, but dismissing it as a problem as all. let's listen to some reaction. >> it's almost a false argument to say we have a spending problem. >> i want to disagree with those who say we have a spending problem. >> and we have a spending problem. >> and when he talk about that, like there's an assumption that somehow, we as a nation are broke. >> what do you think of that adam? >> it's funny, i knew-- i just could sense in my bones we were coming to nancy pelosi first on the subject. and-- >> could have picked any one of a half of dozen prominent democrats last week, i chose her because of the eyes, but you have to admit that's bizarre. >> i don't think so. here is what they're saying, they're saying this isn't a spending problem. it's a political problem in fa
something inherently fair about proportionality. >> for months and years we've seen president obama talk about pay your fair share. finally someone stood up to the president. it came when dr. carson issued a forceful challenge to the president's liberal approach to last week's liberal prayer breakfast. but the doctor's comments were much more than meaningful bluster. he backed them up with facts and policy proposals including the flat tax. join me now to talk with him about his approach the saving the economy. welcome dr. ben carson. i don't know if anyone asked you this yet, what was the president's reaction personally to your speech? did you talk to him? >> i talked to him afterwards and he came over. he was very gracious. he said, you know, thank you for your speech. he didn't say he enjoyed it, but he did say. [laughter] >> and he said he admired me >> i suspect you might have known that going in. let me play -- you said something, in talking about the economy, that really hit home with me. and that's about the deficit. $16.5 trillion we have. >> that is a number that is so mind-bogg
this week, president obama said congress should get rid of tax breaks like this one. >> save hundreds of billions of dollars by getting rid of tax loopholes and deductions for the well off and the well connected. >> president obama has benefited tremendously from his popularity on social media and tax experts say that might be why he let's facebook get away with billion dollars tax breaks like this one. >> the president certainly had a double standard when it comes to picking out examples that help him advance his policy agenda. he often points to oil and gas companies taking questionable deductions, which are perfectly legal under the law. but he leaves out other companies like facebook that pay a low effective tax rate, but doesn't go after, again, which are perfectly legal and justified deductions, doesn't point them out and make them an example the same way does he in an industry like oil and gas. >> facebook got a $1 billion tax break in 2012. they carried over $2.2 billion in breaks to use in future years. so far facebook spokesperson has declined comment about the big tax brea
president faces a foreign policy crisis. do you want this man, senator barack obama answering that phone call at 3:00 a.m.? well, it turns out, suddenly a relevant question. >> suddenly a relevant question because on the afternoon of september 11th, 2012, of course the day of the benghazi attacks that unfolded, there was some question now at least being raised by republican congressman louie gohmert as to why -- how responsive was the president during this entire time? well, we know in the afternoon he did speak with his. >> leon panetta and general demps is i. >> 5:00 p.m. in the afternoon. louie gohmert raising this point 3:00 a.m. and whether or not he was able to sleep through all of these unfolding problems in benghazi, listen. >> president required a sleep aid that night but if he did, anybody else in america has trouble sleeping, you better get what he had because it works well. how the president of the united states could sleep that night as the ambassador that he put in place, that he put in harm's way was under attack or he had been kidnapped. being brutalized unspeakable thing
cooked meals. >> bill: thank you. >>> president obama made another push for gun control today and where he did it is significant. we'll explain. plus, getting guns off the streets and making them into jewelry for a cause. that's coming up here tonight on the fox report. >> bill: president obama paying tribute to the heros of sandy hook elementary today, awarding the presidential citizens medal to 18 americans, including the six adults who died protecting students during the newtown massacre. that medal is the highest honor the president can give any civilian. after the ceremony he went back into his old neighborhood in chicago to make another pitch for some of the proposals from his state of the union address, including what he calls common sense gun control. opponents of new restrictions point out that chicago has pretty tough gun laws already, but it also has hundreds of gun-related murders last year alone. ed henry is live in the windy city. aides say the president want to do talk about the economy, but he could not go to his hometown and not talk about guns, ed. >> that's right. tha
of the union address, president obama himself admitted that these cuts were a really bad idea. the president failed to mention was that the sequester was his idea, proposed by his administration during the debt limit negotiations. >> president obama made no mention of sequester in his saturday address, pointing out instead that progress has already been made in deficit reduction. >> over the last few years, both parties have worked together to reduce the deficit by more than $2.5 trillion, which puts us more than halfway towards the goal of $4 trillion in deficit reduction that economists say we need to stabilize our finances. now we need to finish the job. >> in the midst of all this, congress taking next week off for president's day. arthel? >> arthel: i'm chuckling. steve, thank you very much. >> you bet. >> new reports say that murders thankfully are now plummeting in the notorious mexican city of juarez. clearly that is good news from a safety standpoint. but it's causing for some a viesing problem for the real estate market on the u.s. side of the border. patrick manning has the detail
-- is it president obama? >> i'll tell what you it is. when bruce willis has to crawl in it to implode it from the inside, little pieces hit the earth. that's what happens. where was morgan free map? >> you you confusing movie world. nasa says this event is not related to the asteroid which flew by earth on friday. but isn't that exactly what they would say if the two things were related? >> exactly they don't want people to freak out. that's why they have been trying to send out images to the universe about our religious system. they don't want us to freak out that we are not alone. who knows? right before the show i read somebody who is smart about these things say actually we can't rule that out because we don't have enough geo sin croon niecessed if this was a shorn off piece or not. >> whose fault is that? >> barack obama's. >> the video that we saw which is incredible, everyone has a dash cam in russia. it is awesome. >> well, someone was telling us today, and i don't know if this is true. maybe tom can check it, but for insurance purposes, there are so many driving accidents that cars a
to the max. president obama repeating calls today for a 24% hike in the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour. some folks here say don't raise it, get rid of it and that will really help jobs. are they right? hi, everyone, i'm brenda buttner, this is bulls and bears. let's get right to it. here they are the bulls and bears this week, gary b smith. john layfield. jonas max ferris along with larry glazier and caroline. gary b, forget hiking the minimum wage, you say scrapping it altogether is how to get better paying jobs. >> states with the highest minimum wage in many cases, higher than the current minimum wage that the fed, federal government outlines has higher unemployment than those states with lower minimum wage. look, it's simple economics, something which this current administration doesn't understand. when you raise the cost of labor, you have a surplus of labor, that's true in comments, stocks, whatever. when you have a surplus of labor, what do you have, brenda? you have higher unemployment and simple as that, this administration doesn't understand. >> so what do you think of that,
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